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KATHMANDU: Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) Project Implementation Directorate has been constructing 796 kilometers distribution network for the supply of Melamchi drinking water in the second phase.
Spokesperson of the Directorate, Chandra Kumar Pan Shrestha, told RSS that out of 796 km distribution being constructed at Baluwatar, Swoyambhu, Mandikhatar and Kapan area, construction of 427 km has already been completed.
The remaining work would be completed within the end of the current fiscal year, he added. Four construction companies have been constructing distribution network.
Second phase of 796 km distribution network is under construction at a cost of Rs 7.36 billion. The Directorate has already constructed 1,110 km distribution network in the first phase.